ASLCollege

College Admissions and Graduation Policies
Regarding American Sign Language

A project by Jason E. Zinza, PhD

New York

Institution Name
Survey Date
Contact Telephone Number
ASL Study Satisfies Admissions Requirements
Number of Years of ASL Study
ASL Satisfies Graduation Requirements
Notes
Adelphi University8/1/2016800.233.5744No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorIndividual majors may have additional foreign language requirements.
Albany College of Pharmacy8/1/2016518.694.7221No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Albany Law School [no undergraduate degrees offered]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Albany Medical College [no undergraduate degrees offered]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Alfred University8/8/2016607.871.2115Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minorIndividual majors may have additional foreign language requirements.
Bank Street College of Education [no undergraduate degrees offered]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Bard College 8/1/2016845.758.7472No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Barnard College8/1/2016212.854.5262Yes 2 yearsNoWill need to take 1 year of a spoken language.
Baruch College8/8/2016646.312.1000No language pre-requisiteN/AYesTwo years of ASL in high school fulfills graduation requirements unless majoring in International Business.
Boricua College8/8/2016212.694.1000No language pre-requisiteN/ANo
Briarcliffe College [closing in 2018]8/1/2016855.512.5333Yes1 yearYes
Brooklyn College8/6/2016718.951.5001No language pre-requisiteN/ANo
Brooklyn Law School [no undergraduate degrees offered]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Canisius College8/1/2016716.883.7000Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minorCheck individual major requirements
Cazenovia College8/5/2016315.655.7208Yes3 yearsYes
Christ the King Seminary [no undergraduate degrees offered]N/AN/AN/AN/A
City University of New York (CUNY) - Baruch College [see Baruch College]N/AN/AN/AN/A
City University of New York (CUNY) - Brooklyn College [see Brooklyn College]N/AN/AN/AN/A
City University of New York (CUNY) - College of Staten Island [see College of Staten Island]N/AN/AN/AN/A
City University of New York (CUNY) - Hunter College [see Hunter College]N/AN/AN/AN/A
City University of New York (CUNY) - John Jay College of Criminal Justice [see John Jay College of Criminal Justice]N/AN/AN/AN/A
City University of New York (CUNY) - Lehman College [see Lehman College]N/AN/AN/AN/A
City University of New York (CUNY) - Macaulay Honors College [see Macaulay Honors College]N/AN/AN/AN/A
City University of New York (CUNY) - Medgar Evers College [see Medgar Evars College]N/AN/AN/AN/A
City University of New York (CUNY) - New York City College of Technology [see New York City College of Technology]N/AN/AN/AN/A
City University of New York (CUNY) - Queens College [see Queens College]N/AN/AN/AN/A
City University of New York (CUNY) - School of Law [no undergraduate degrees offered]N/AN/AN/AN/A
City University of New York (CUNY) - The City College of New York [see The City College of New York]N/AN/AN/AN/A
City University of New York (CUNY) - York College [see York College]N/AN/AN/AN/A
City University of New York Graduate School and University [no undergraduate degrees offered]N/AN/AN/AN/A
City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism [no undergraduate degrees offered]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Clarkson University8/8/2016800.527.6577No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School [no undergraduate degrees offered]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Colgate University8/8/2016315.228.7000No language pre-requisiteN/ANo
College of Mount St. Vincent8/8/2016718.405.3267No language pre-requisiteN/ANo
College of New Rochelle9/8/2016914.654.5000No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorCheck individual major requirements
College of St. Rose10/3/2016518.454.5150Yes2 yearsNoDual enrollment credits for ASL will fulfill the graduation requirement.
College of Staten Island8/15/2016718.982.2000No language pre-requisiteN/ANoMust take 2 semesters on campus
Columbia College - Fort Drum9/8/2016315.775.0128No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Columbia College - Hancock9/8/2016315.455.0690No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Columbia University8/8/2016212.854.2522NoN/ANo
Concordia College - Bronxville8/8/2016800.937.2655No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Cornell University8/8/2016607.255.5241NoN/ANoASL is not considered a foreign language
Culinary Institute of America9/29/2016845.452.9430No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
D’Youville College9/8/2016716.829.8000No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorOnly International Business has a specific language requirement.
Daemen College9/8/2016800.462.7652No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorCheck individual major requirements
DeVry University - Brooklyn9/19/2016312.212.4400No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
DeVry University - Midtown Manhattan9/19/2016212.312.4300No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
DeVry University - Rego Park9/19/2016800.815.2890No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Dominican College9/8/2016845.359.3533No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Dowling College [closed]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Elmira College9/8/2016800.935.6472No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorInternational Studies, International Business, and Education majors require additional foreign language study.
Excelsior College9/8/2016888.547.2388No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Fashion Institute of Technology9/28/2016212.217.3760No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Five Towns College9/9/2016631.656.2110No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Fordham University10/3/2016718.817.1000No language pre-requisiteN/ANoAll students are required to take 1-2 semesters of any foreign language on campus.
Hamilton College9/9/2016315.859.4011No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorCheck individual major requirements
Hartwick College9/9/2016607.431.4000No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion [no undergraduate degrees offered]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Hilbert College9/9/2016716.926.8780No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Hobart and William Smith College9/9/2016315.781.3622No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Hofstra University9/9/2016516.463.6600No language pre-requisiteN/ANo
Houghton College9/9/2016860.777.2556No language pre-requisiteN/AYesHigh school ASL courses must have a grade point average of B+ or higher to fulfill all admissions and graduation requirements.
Hunter College8/8/2016212.772.4490No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorCheck individual major requirements
Icahn School of Medicine [no undergraduate degrees offered]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Iona College10/3/2016800.231.4662No language pre-requisiteN/ANoAll students are required to take 1-2 semesters of any foreign language on campus.
Ithaca College9/12/2016607.274.3124Yes2 yearsYesASL is accepted by all majors except for Journalism.
ITT Technical Institute - Albany [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - Buffalo [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - Syracuse [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Jewish Theological Seminary [no undergraduate degrees offered]N/AN/AN/AN/A
John Jay College of Criminal Justice9/8/2016212.564.6529No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorCheck individual major requirements
Keuka College9/13/2016315.279.5254No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Le Moyne College9/13/2016800.333.4733Yes2 yearsNoDual enrollment credits for ASL will fulfill the graduation requirement.
Lehman College8/8/2016718.960.8700NoN/ANo
LIM College10/3/2016212.752.1530No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Long Island University - Brooklyn10/4/2016718.488.1011No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Long Island University - Hudson [no undergraduate degrees offered]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Long Island University - Post 9/14/2016516.299.2900No language pre-requisiteN/ANoDoes not recognize ASL as a language
Long Island University - Riverhead9/14/2016631.287.8010No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorCheck individual major requirements
Macaulay Honors College8/8/2016212.729.2900No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Malloy College9/15/2016516.323.4000Yes3 yearsNoDual enrollment credits for ASL will fulfill the graduation requirement.
Manhattan College9/14/2016718.862.7200No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorCheck individual major requirements
Manhattan School of Music9/14/2016917.493.4436No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Manhattanville College9/14/2016914.323.5464Yes2 yearsNoDual enrollment credits for ASL will fulfill the graduation requirement.
Maria College9/14/2016518.438.3111No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Marymount Manhattan College9/15/2016212.517.0430No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Medaille College9/15/2016716.880.2000No language pre-requisiteN/ANo
Medgar Evers College8/8/2016718.270.4900No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorCheck individual major requirements
Mercy College 9/15/2016877.637.2946No language pre-requisiteN/ANoDual enrollment credits for ASL will fulfill the graduation requirement.
Metropolitan College of New York9/15/2016800.338.4465No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Monroe College9/15/2016718.933.6700No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Mount Sinai School of Medicine [see Icahn School of Medicine]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Mount St. Mary College9/15/2016845.561.0800No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Nazareth College9/15/2016800.462.3944No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorCheck individual major requirements
New York Academy of Art [no undergraduate degrees offered]N/AN/AN/AN/A
New York Chiropractic College [no undergraduate degrees offered]N/AN/AN/AN/A
New York City College of Technology9/8/2016718.260.5500No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorCheck individual major requirements
New York College of Health Professions [no undergraduate degrees offered]N/AN/AN/AN/A
New York College of Podiatric Medicine [no undergraduate degrees offered]N/AN/AN/AN/A
New York College of Traditional Chinese Medicine 9/15/2016516.739.1545No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
New York Institute of Technology9/15/2016800.345.6948No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
New York Law School [no undergraduate degrees offered]N/AN/AN/AN/A
New York Medical College [no undergraduate degrees offered]N/AN/AN/AN/A
New York School of Interior Design9/15/2016212.472.1500No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
New York University9/15/2016212.998.4500Yes3 yearsDepends on major / minorCheck individual major requirements.
New York University Tandon School of Engineering9/15/2016212.998.4500No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Niagara University9/15/2016800.462.2111Yes2 yearsYes
Northwestern Seminary [no undergraduate degrees offered]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Nyack College9/16/2016212.625.0500No language pre-requisiteN/ANoDual enrollment or other college-level ASL courses may be transferred to fulfill graduation requirements.
Pace University9/16/2016800.874.7223No language pre-requisiteN/ANo
Pacific College of Oriental Medicine - New York10/17/2016212.982.3456No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Parsons School of Design9/28/2016212.229.5150No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Paul Smith’s College9/16/2016800.421.2605No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorCheck individual major requirements
Plaza College9/16/2016718.779.1430No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Polytechnic University of New York [see New York University Tandon School of Engineering]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Queens College10/3/2016718.997.5600No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorCheck individual major requirements
Rensselaer Institute9/16/2016518.276.6000No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Rochester Institute of Technology9/16/2016585.475.6631No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Russell Sage College9/16/2016518.244.2217Yes2 yearsYes
SAE Institute of Technology - New York City10/12/2016212.944.9121No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Sage College of Albany9/16/2016518.292.1730No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Sage Graduate School [no undergraduate degrees offered]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Sarah Lawrence College9/22/2016914.395.2510No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
School of Visual Arts9/22/2016212.592.2100No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Siena College9/22/2016518.783.2423Yes3 yearsDepends on major / minorCheck individual major requirements
Skidmore College9/22/2016518.580.5570No language pre-requisiteN/ANoASL is not considered a rigorous language to study.
St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry [no undergraduate degrees offered]N/AN/AN/AN/A
St. Bonaventure University9/21/2016716.375.2400No language pre-requisiteN/ANoDual enrollment credits for ASL will fulfill the graduation requirement.
St. Francis College9/21/2016718.489.5200No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorCheck individual major requirements
St. John Fisher College9/21/2016585.385.8064No language pre-requisiteN/ANoDual enrollment credits for ASL will fulfill the graduation requirement.
St. John's University9/22/2016888.978.5646No language pre-requisiteN/ANoDual enrollment credits for ASL will fulfill the graduation requirement.
St. Joseph's College - Brooklyn9/22/2016718.940.5300No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
St. Joseph's College - Long Island9/22/2016631.687.5100No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
St. Thomas Aquinas College9/22/2016845.398.4100Yes2 yearsYes
St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary [no undergraduate degrees offered]N/AN/AN/AN/A
State University of New York - Albany9/22/2016518.442.3300Yes3 yearsDepends on major / minorCheck individual major requirements
State University of New York - Alfred State9/26/2016800.425.3733No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
State University of New York - Binghamton9/26/2016607.777.2000No language pre-requisiteN/ANo
State University of New York - Brockport9/26/2016585.395.2751No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
State University of New York - Buffalo9/26/2016716.645.6900No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
State University of New York - Canton 9/28/2016315.386.7123No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
State University of New York - Cobleskill9/27/2016518.255.5011No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
State University of New York - Cortland9/27/2016607.753.2011No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
State University of New York - Downstate Medical Center9/28/2016718.270.2446No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
State University of New York - Empire State9/28/2016518.587.2100No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
State University of New York - Environmental Science and Forestry9/27/2016315.470.6500No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
State University of New York - Farmingdale9/28/2016631.420.2200No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minor
State University of New York - Fredonia9/26/2016716.673.3111No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
State University of New York - Geneseo9/26/2016585.245.5571No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorCheck individual major requirements
State University of New York - Maritime College9/28/2016718.409.7200No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
State University of New York - Morrisville9/27/2016315.684.6046No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
State University of New York - New Paltz9/27/2016845.257.3200Yes2Yes
State University of New York - Old Westburg9/26/2016516.876.3000No language pre-requisiteN/ANoDual enrollment credits for ASL will fulfill the graduation requirement.
State University of New York - Oneonta9/26/2016607.436.3500Yes3 yearsDepends on major / minorCheck individual major requirements
State University of New York - Oswego9/26/2016315.312.2250No language pre-requisiteN/ANoTaking ASL for 4 years in high school fulfills both admissions and graduation requirements.
State University of New York - Plattsburgh9/27/2016518.564.2040No language pre-requisiteN/AYesTaking ASL for 3 years in high school fulfills all graduation requirements.
State University of New York - Pottsdam9/27/2016315.267.2000No language pre-requisiteN/ANoTaking ASL for 4 years in high school fulfills both admissions and graduation requirements.
State University of New York - Purchase9/28/2016914.251.6000NoN/ANo
State University of New York - Upstate Medical University9/28/2016315.464.4750No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Swedish Institute and College of Health Sciences [no undergraduate degrees offered]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Syracuse University9/29/2016315.443.1870No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorIndividual majors may have additional foreign language requirements.
Teachers College at Columbia University [no undergraduate degrees offered]N/AN/AN/AN/A
The City College of New York 8/8/2016212.650.6444No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorCheck individual major requirements
The Cooper Union8/8/2016212.353.4100No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
The General Theological Seminary [no undergraduate degrees offered]N/AN/AN/AN/A
The Juilliard School9/12/2016212.799.5000No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
The King's College9/13/2016212.659.7200Yes2 yearsYes
Tri-State College of Acupuncture [no undergraduate degrees offered]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Unification Theological Seminary [no undergraduate degrees offered]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Union College 9/30/2016518.388.6112NoN/ANoOnly spoken languages are acceptable.
Union Graduate College [see Clarkson University]N/AN/AN/AN/A
University of Rochester9/30/2016585.275.3221No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Utica College9/30/2016315.792.3006No language pre-requisiteN/ANo
Vassar College9/30/2016845.432.7300Yes3 yearsYesMust take a proficiency exam and score at the intermediate level. If not, 1-2 semesters required of any language
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology9/30/2016866.682.8446No language pre-requisiteN/ANoDual enrollment credits for ASL will fulfill the graduation requirement.
Villa Maria College9/30/2016716.325.0943No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Wagner College9/30/2016718.390.3411Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minorCheck individual major requirements
Wallis Cornell Medical College [no undergraduate degrees offered]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Webb Institute9/30/2016516.671.2213No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Wells College9/30/2016800.952.9355Yes2 yearsYes
Yeshiva University9/30/2016212.960.5400No language pre-requisiteN/ANoAll students are required to take Hebrew.
York College 9/8/2016718.262.2165No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorCheck individual major requirements

Understanding the Policies

Institutions may require 1, 2, 3, or 4 years of ASL study at the high school level to satisfy the foreign / world language admissions requirements.